Stockholm is a leading European capital with a strong, knowledge-based economy. The City’s international work has three directions; Positioning, Public Services Development and Monitoring & Lobbying.
The City Council has adopted an international strategy for the City of Stockholm based on the long-term vision and the objectives in the City budget: "Vision 2030 - A world class Stockholm". The strategy establishes goals, directions and guidelines for the City's international work.Go to "International Strategy"
The Protocol unit assists in arranging visits for political delegations and professionals to Stockholm’s projects and administrations with the aim to share best practices, exchange experiences and strengthen networks with international counterparts. The visits target primarily representatives from cities, regions and related public administrations.Go to "Technical and official visits"
The City of Stockholm acknowledges the importance of international congresses that take place in Stockholm by hosting a number of official receptions. The receptions take place in the beautiful City Hall, famous not least for the annual Nobel Prize banquet.Go to "Official Receptions"
The City of Stockholm’s involvement in international organisations and networks gives elected representatives and employees opportunities to meet their counterparts in other cities.Go to "Memberships in International Organisations"
On the second day of the Conference of the Nordic Capitals, that took place in Reykjavik on May 7-8, the winners of the Nordic Best Practice Challenge were crowned. The City of Reykjavik, the City of Oslo, the City of Copenhagen and the City of Mariehamn won in one category each.Go to "Nordic Best Practice Challenge"